Raindrop 01 5/21/16

I found a really neat cookbook at the library the other day. It is called Superfood Snacks by Julie Morris and it’s one of those cookbooks that makes your stomach growl just to see the pictures and read the descriptions. Now I’m inspired to #1 learn more about superfoods and incorporate them into my diet and #2 make my snacking more healthy. I can hardly wait to try some goji berries and maca!

Problems With Plastics

 

Just for fun I am going to turn this article of information and statistics into a story. Hopefully it makes you smile and hopefully it makes you think.

The Memoir of a Plastic Water Bottle

Wow, it’s been a long life and it’s not over yet. I’ve probably done more traveling in my life than you have. Let’s go back to the beginning though. I’m just a water bottle—one of those things you use once and toss. I really don’t seem too important but if you knew more of my story, maybe you would change your mind. I have a funny goal in telling you my story. I want you to read my story and decide that you don’t like me one bit so you are never going to use me again. Here goes… Continue reading “Problems With Plastics”

A Better Way

 

Do you have a dream? Is there a longing deep inside of you to achieve something and make something of yourself? Maybe that dream has become a little dim or distorted with all the pressures of life, but on those days when the sky is extra blue or a brilliant rainbow stretches across the horizon you let yourself believe again just for a little bit in yourself and your dream. Continue reading “A Better Way”

Getting Off The Hamster Wheel

 

Do you get tired of running and running but not going anywhere? Are you frustrated that every day is spent maintaining the status quo giving you no time to reach for your dreams? When I was a kid, we almost always had a pet hamster. Hamsters are so funny because they will hop into their little wheel and run with all their might for a few minutes. Then they hop back out again acting so proud of themselves for running so far when really they are in the exact same spot they started out from. It might be ok for hamsters, but we are intelligent enough that running day after day without getting anywhere causes boredom and frustration very easily. Continue reading “Getting Off The Hamster Wheel”